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Archplot in the film Die Hard
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This essay will address the application of McKee's Archplot framework to the Die Hard screenplay. The Archplot is considered the most commercial of all movie plot structures and has been defined as "a story built around an active protagonist who struggles against primarily external forces of antagonism to pursue his or her desire, through continuous time, within a consistent and causally connected fictional reality, to a closed ending of absolute, irreversible change." (McKee R 1996:45).
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Transcript of Spoken Interaction with a Critical Commentary
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Transcription is the term that defines methodical illustration of utterances in written form. Phonetic transcriptions display phonetic and phonological characteristics of speech. Transcriptions help to analyze various sounds in speech. … It helps researchers to determine a child’s sound abilities. Most natural discourse involves an adult and a child. The…
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Internet Research Project Topics (in US business law)
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“Should punitive damages against corporations be limited?” The legal aspect of this issue stems from corporate liability laws and the business aspect from the fact that corporate entities are the target. As regards relevancy to ethics, corporate liability is supposed to… limitations on punitive damages has the potential to wreak economic havoc by driving…
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US History 3
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The Progressive Era and the New Deal Era in American history are known for their paradoxical links and digressions among social, political, economic and cultural aspects. While the Progressive Era was apparently brimming with hope infested by the Modernist endeavor, the New Deal… “…Americans of the twenties sought to adapt to the rise of a new mass culture,…
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1920s - time of sustained economic progress
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The 1920s marks a time of sustained economic progress. It is also considered a time of social, cultural, and economic diversity and prosperity. After the First World War, a sense of normalcy in world politics and other concerns was more or less attained. … Although this picture of America presented a favorable image of life for Americans, others believed that…
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The Development of Electronic Music in the age of Post Modernism
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This essay question explores the development of Electronic Music over the past many decades and how the post modern era has moulded it to its styles and tastes based upon aesthetic and political motivation, as well as focus upon particular composers.… This further allowed the reintegration of Acoustic sounds to allow for the reintegration of Acoustic sounds…
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Research Paper on Jimi Hendrix
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On top of being a songwriter, the lead vocals in a band, and the master of rhythm and blues (R&B) and rock music, Jimi Hendrix was an expert in the use of electric rock guitar back in 1960s (Poole 12). As one of the most talented musician in the history of rock and roll, Hendrix… Discography is about examining the information associated with recording sounds…
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Electronic Music
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This essay question explores the development of Electronic Music over the past many decades and how the post modern era has moulded it to its styles and tastes based upon aesthetic and political motivation, as well as focus upon particular composers. (Griffiths, P.… (Griffiths, P. 1995) The 1980's saw the advent of the MIDI instruments and software which…
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A Detailed Analysis of Mental Illness and Madness within One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest and Rain Man
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Every human society draws boundary lines between different categories of people, and the fictional works that are produced in each generation both reflect and contest these prevailing categorisations… One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest 3.1 The context of the book and the film 3.2 The film’s representation of mental illness 3.3 The reception of the film 4. Rain…
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Live Electronic Music An analysis and documentry of the last century
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This essay question explores the development of Electronic Music over the past many decades and how the post modern era has moulded it to its styles and tastes based upon aesthetic and political motivation, as well as focus upon particular composers.… The last century or so has seen rapid developments in sound technologies where as the last 50 years have been…
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Why People Should be Concern about Global Warming Effects
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Everything is connected to everyone else",(De Castro, p.6) one of the principles of nature in Ecology. Due to too much progression in technology that made human activities easy, there are a lot of changes happening that affects this world. Such improvise things are though helpful but yet harmful for every living organisms on earth.… Among the environmental…
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Legalization of Marijuana (medicinal purposes only)
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Taylor Gossett Professor Thom Schnarre ENG 106-940 15 April 2011 Legalizing Marijuana: For Better or for Worse? The legalization of cannabis, commonly known as marijuana, often leads to a contradiction. On the one hand, the medicinal benefits of the plant have been shown to be beneficial for aiding several areas in medical care.… For instance, in “Drugs: The…
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U.S. Military Aviation Training and Environmental Regulations
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Waitz et al. (2005) argued that military aviation was responsible for a small and decreasing fraction of total fossil fuel use contribution to local air quality impacts and community noise in the United States in the period 1960 – 2000.… Though in many cases the US military protects the wildlife, noise, air quality and endangered species are issues over which…
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